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morning america." good morning, dan. >> hey, good morning to you. coming up on gma, this morning the mess in the west. i know this is a story for a lot of people to the north of you, they call it the pineapple express. but as you know, it's not as pleasant as it sounds. the weather system that's laidling a series of storms on top of northern cal, and washington. we will have the latest on all of that. and check this out. the holiday crusade. one girl is on a quest. her little boy wants to be a chef for christmas but all the easy bake ovens are two girly. what this young activist is doing about it. she's extraordinary. and the winners, a couple claiming their share of the $588 million power ball jackpot but the mystery continues this morning, who has the other tickets. and we go behind the scenes with the secret santa. an unidentified guy handing out cash to people hit hard from super storm sandy. wait until you see the reaction this man gets. it's an incredible story. hope you will join us. >> we will, of course. thank you, dan, so much. >> thanks. >> in sports, tonight the first place wa
all over america are waiting for six men and three women to tell them if they have a institutional right to mary. cbs news report chip reed on the next big chapter in the battle over same sex marriage. >> reporter: they've been together 10 years and would like to make their relationship official. >> it's always been our dream to mary the person that we love. and to commit our lives to each other. >> but as residents of california they can't because four years ago california voters passed proposition eight banning same sex marriage. but it's the u.s. supreme court that will have the final say. today the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether to hear arguments in the california case. if they do not a lower court decision striking down proposition eight will stand. and same sex marriage will again be legal in california. >> if the court does not take the appeal i will feel an amazing amount of joy. >> the court today also considered jumping into the debate over the defense of marriage act. known as doma the 1996 federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and
this mystery man be one of the big multimillion dollar lottery winners? tonight, the search for america's instant millionaires. >>> extreme lengths. she was born a dwarf, until a controversial and
to learn about people who lived in a country much different than america but have the same hopes and dreams. jerrell jennings has our story. >> you are looking at video of afghanistan where the author was born. these images are from the foundation's website. he lives in san jose now and he's internationally known for his best-selling book set in afghanistan "the kite runner" and" the thousand splendid sons." he spends his free time raising money for shelters like this for homeless families in afghanistan and to provide educational opportunities and healthcare for women and children. the need is overwhelming after 30 years of war. >> a lot of times people are left homeless without jobs, without food, access to clean water, education, healthcare. >> some resort to living underground to stay alive. >> there would be anywhere from 15 to 25 people essentially living in these holes that have one opening at the very top as a window and they were living there for two, three, three and a half months. winter in afflalo afghanistan in many parts of the country is brutal. freezing temperatures and rout
rejected their proposal. >> if congress does nothing, every family in america will see their income taxes automatically go up on january 1st. that is sort of like the lump of coal you get for christmas. the scrooge christmas. >> the president's proposal calls for extends the tax cuts for the middle class. according to the speaker, republicans are not interested in any plan that raises taxes. >> increasing tax rates draws money away from our economy that needs to be invested in our economy to put the american people back to work. now, it is the wrong approach. sthao republicans want the tax cut extended for everyone not just the middle class. they will work towards an agreement before the january 1st deadline. the gridlock on capitol hill was left unchanged. nasdaq dropped chose to 2. the judge says the boy scouts do not have to release files containing decades of sexual abuse complaints. a court in texas allowed the release of files from 1959 to 1985. they listed hundreds of cases in which scout leaders or volunteers from the bay area were dismissed for their behavior. the order today co
close to a deal. kron4 catherine heenan explains. >> every family in america will see their income tax automatically go on january 1st. every family that means everyone here will see their taxes go up on january 1st. i am assuming that this does not sound too good to you. >> we know that when the treasury secretary issued the proposal to republicans they laughed. house speaker john banner stated that the ideal of boosting would be a crippling blow to the economy. >> let's not kid ourselves. the company cannot or sure they all for this. >> the key sticking point is taxes. democrats want to extend the bush cut for the middle class. republicans do not want to tax rate increase on anyone. the right hothe white house hopes tt if the president is taking this to the public and this will have congress act. the real negotiation is going on behind closed doors with just 32 days left. there are few signs of progress. >> men 8 congressional insiders stated that the deal should be reached before the jiddah word first deadline. we will continue to track the storm and weather forecast coming up. >> i
know america's next multimillionaire is the powerball winner. but there's mystery. the connection of surveillance video at a convenience store. >>> also, music to their ears. a big step forward for one of the bay area's most popular music festivals. >> reporter: the rain continues to pound people who live in the north bay. i'm sheryl hurd. i'll have an update on the north and east bay coming up. >>> the rain coming down across the bay area, friday around 6:30, the rush hour commute. a live look at traffic on 880 in oakland, fairly slow but moving. we're back in a moment. stay with us. >>> we have some breaking news in west oakland. a suspicious package has been found at a strip mall on 7th and market streets. once again, west oakland on 7th and market streets. the alameda county bomb squad is en route. we'll bring more detail when they become available. >>> back to the weather. our storm watch coverage, rain, flooding, traffic troubles. round two hit the bay area hard. >> we have live team coverage from the south bay to the north bay. let's bring in marianne favro who's in san jos
. >> this new effort is part of president obama's energy strategy to reduce america's reliance on foreign oil. >>> well, you have heard about the freshman 15. how about the google 15? >> they were putting on weight from the access to the foods, the free food and all of or cafes and microkitchens. >> tonight how tech workers are losing weight with a traffic light system. >> meteorologist paul deanno in the weather center. we had fat rainfall totals in the bay area over the past 24 hours. some of you got up to 4" of rain. look at the radar right now and show you what's going on. not that much. we'll talk about when that rain will return and how much you will get on the weekend coming up. >> ahead we know the bowl game assignment for san jose state football. and not to be ignored is the volleyball power which has been flying under the radar in the public eye until now. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, companies and workers gettig smarter about their health. dr. kim mulvhill reports: te strategy works, because it't just good for health. it's o >>> high-tech company and workers are getting smarter about the
the streets of downtown oakland today. it's more the 13th yearly america's children's holiday parade. they are going to be marching bands, drill teams and -- just some of the floats and santa will come. it starts at two on broadway from 11th to 20th street. we will host that parade and maybe we will get dry patch of weather so -- people have come out -- no matter what the weather. >> have fun. >> thank you. >> and today is world aids day. a quiet event in san francisco that is expected to draw more than 1,000 people. >> and stanford is going to the grand daddy of them all. the rose bowl. we will have highlights and player reaction from last night's win. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on a
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